Part of “Good Doctor” at the end of season 1, the actress Beau Garrett will reprise her role as Jessica Preston, the ex-hospital lawyer and ex-girlfriend of Neil Melendez, on the occasion of the double Season 4 opening episode.
A former Good Doctor character is set to make his comeback in the hit medical series. According to the American site TVLine, Jessica Preston, played by Beau Garrett, will indeed return for a tour of the Saint Bonaventure Hospital on the occasion of the first two-part episode of season 4, which will be broadcast on Monday, November 2 on ABC in the United States. United.
Good Doctor fans have certainly not forgotten Jessica Preston, who worked as a lawyer in the hospital when the series launched in 2017 and was also in a relationship with Neil Melendez (Nicholas Gonzalez) during the first half. of season 1. By the time their relationship ended, Jessica had by then lost her importance within the plot – her only connection to the rest of the heroes being her friendship with Doctor Glassman (Richard Schiff) – and ended up being discarded by the writers at the end of the season 1 finale. Thus leading to the departure of the actress Beau Garrett, who had therefore not been seen on the screen in the series for over two years.
It is not yet known whether Beau Garrett will only be present as a guest on the occasion of the double opening episode of season 4, or if his character could also appear in other episodes of the new season of Good Doctor. Anyway, everything suggests that Jessica’s return will be linked to the death of Melendez, killed in the earthquake that hit San José during the season 3 finale. A tragic loss that should any logic would have significant consequences for Claire (Antonia Thomas) and therefore could affect Jessica in some way as well.
In France, TF1 currently broadcasts season 3 of Good Doctor every Tuesday evening at 9:05 p.m. At the end of the last two episodes, scheduled for November 3, the channel will not continue with the first episodes of season 4 as it usually does since the delays between the American broadcast and the French broadcast are too much. short to make dubbing possible. It will therefore be necessary to be patient, and wait until 2021, to discover the rest of the adventures of Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) and attend the return of Jessica Preston.
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